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Dr. Steven Heine receives Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities


We are pleased to announce that our Program Director Dr. Steven Heine was awarded this year's Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities. This award acknowledges career achievements in scholarship including, Dr. Heine's publications of nearly three dozen monographs or edited books, in addition to over 100 articles. This is a special recognition for the extraordinary contributions to his field over many years of fruitful research.

"Readings of Dōgen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye" - New book by Dr. Steven Heine


"The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shōbōgenzō)" is a comprehensive introduction to this essential Zen text, offering a textual, historical, literary, and philosophical examination of Dōgen’s treatise. Steven Heine explores the religious and cultural context in which the Treasury was composed and provides a detailed study of the various versions of the medieval text that have been compiled over the centuries. Click here for more information.

FIU Coronavirus Updates


Read the latest updates and information. FIU has canceled and/or postponed all on and off campus events scheduled through April 4 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision has been made out of an abundance of caution with the health and well-being of our guests and community in mind. We hope to have new dates for some events soon. We appreciate your understanding and will keep our community informed in as timely a manner as possible.

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Master of Arts in Asian Studies - Now Receiving Applications for Fall 2020!

04/01/2020 08:00 AM

The Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MAAS) at FIU is a growing interdisciplinary program in the prestigious Green School of International and Public Affairs drawing on excellent faculty resources in various departments, including Art History, Environmental Studies, Global and Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Religious Studies, and more. Click here for details!

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